Send in the Lawyers! State Legislative Update & "Ask an Attorney" Panel
Two employment law attorneys and a moderator will start the discussion with top legal trends to watch in employment law for 2019. The floor will then be open to addressing questions from the attendees regarding legal issues with compliance. With the opening comments and Q&A, the attendees will take away practical legal compliance guidance and strategies.
H. Wayne Young, J.D.
Partner at Friday, Eldredge & Clark
H. Wayne Young is a partner with the firm and a member of the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group. He was named the 2017 Russell Gunter Legislative Advocacy Award Recipient by the Arkansas SHRM. The award recognizes outstanding contributions of time and effort in local, state or federal legislative advocacy on behalf of the Human Resources profession. He has also been named in The Best Lawyers in America publication annually since 2015 and has been listed as a Rising Star in the Mid-South by Super Lawyers magazine annually since 2013. He is on the Board of Directors of Women and Children First and he is President-Elect of the Little Rock Downtown Kiwanis Club. Wayne currently serves as General Counsel to the Arkansas State Council of the Society of Human Resource Management. He graduated summa cum laude from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville and attended law school at the William H. Bowen School of Law at UALR where he was a Bowen Scholar. Wayne was a Bowen Scholar at the University of Little Rock School of Law and won the Bogle-Sharpe Award for Most Likely to Succeed in the Practice of Law in 2003.
Dan Herrington is a partner with the firm and a member of the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group. Twice voted as one of the top labor and employment attorneys in Arkansas by the readers of Arkansas Business, Dan has also been recognized nationally for his work in labor and employment since 2010 in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and since 2011 by Mid-South Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America. In addition, he was named by Best Lawyers as "Lawyer of the Year 2018" for his work in labor and employment litigation. Dan is sought after speaker on employment law topics and regularly presents to groups such as ARSHRM and its affiliate HR associations around the state.